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Men’s Basketball Coach Magee Meets with Sixers Coach Brown: Philadelphia Daily News

PhilaU men’s basketball coach Herb Magee had a chance to talk basketball with Sixers Coach Brett Brown at a 76ers practice this week, the Philadelphia Daily News reported Dec. 19. “I’ve known about him for years,” Brown said.  “The winningest …

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Industrial Design Student Raises Funds to Build Batsuit: WHYY NewsWorks

PhilaU freshman industrial design student Jackson Gordon launched a successful Kickstarter campaign to help him build a better Batsuit, WHYY Newsworks reported Dec. 18. Read the PhilaU Today story here.

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Maribeth Kradel-Weitzel Launches Posters Against Ebola Project: Print Magazine

In an interview published in Print magazine Dec. 17, Maribeth Kradel-Weitzel, associate professor of graphic design communication, discussed her Posters Against Ebola project. Kradel-Weitzel has curated more than 20 posters on the Ebola epidemic from graphic designers around the country. All …

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PhilaU Offers New M.S. in Modeling, Simulation and Data Analytics: Inside Higher Ed

Philadelphia University is offering a new M.S. program in modeling, simulation and data analytics, Inside Higher Ed reported Dec. 16.

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M.S. in Industrial Design Alumnus Designs Cool Hardware: Technical.ly Philly

Dan Pancoe, a graduate of PhilaU’s M.S. in Industrial Design program, and his firm, Likuma Labs, is “behind some of the coolest hardware startups,” Technical.ly Philly reported Dec. 12. He and partner Kurt Swanson have designed the hardware component for …

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Board Chair Eileen Martinson Named Top 2014 Executive: NJBIZ

PhilaU Board Chair Eileen Martinson, CEO of Sparta Systems Inc., has been named executive of the year by NJBIZ, the publication announced Dec. 9. Since taking the helm at Sparta, NJBIZ said, “Martinson has rejuvenated revenue growth, doubled spending on research …

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PhilaU Fashion Students Raise Funds At Pop-Up Shop: NBC10, 6ABC, KYW Newsradio

The pop-up shop featuring fashions and accessories by PhilaU fashion merchandising and management students was featured Dec. 3 on NBC10 and 6ABC during the 4 p.m. newscast and on KYW Newsradio.  The one-day shop raised more than $3,300 for the …

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Fashion Pop-Up Shop Raises Funds For Charity: WHYY Newsworks, Roxborough Review

The Dec. 3 pop-up shop featuring clothing and accessories by fashion merchandising and management students was featured in The Roxborough Review and WHYY Newsworks. Visit the pop-up shop, which raises funds for ChemoClothes, today, Dec. 3, until 3 p.m. in …

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Coach Magee Nearing Another Milestone: Philadelphia Inquirer

With PhilaU men’s basketball coach Herb Magee about to hit another career milestone, the Rams start the season with high expectations, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Nov. 21. The Hall-of-Fame coach, with 985 career wins, is on target to win his …

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Fashion Faculty Jay McCarroll Makes Fashion Stop in Carlisle: The Sentinel

Fashion design faculty member Jay McCarroll, winner of the first season of Project Runway, presented his collection at a boutique in Carlisle, Pa., Nov. 21, The Sentinel reported Nov. 21. McCarroll teaches fashion design at his alma mater PhilaU and …

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